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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was incredible. helpful. friendly. always smiling . they made me feel at home. Specially Milan Shrestha . He always help me with the internet problems. He was friendly and professional. Great location. Very clean.The senior front desk manager move me to a better room. They really know how to provide a great service. Large Breakfast buffet. Excellent fried...

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P S, Executive Manager at Hotel Shanker, responded to this review

Dear Jorge Ivan V, Greetings from Hotel Shanker ! Thank you for your gift of feedback and the time you took to share them with us. It is great to hear, that you have enjoyed your stay with us.Do check out our Facebook page, instagram and hotel website for more promotions. We hope to welcome you back in the near...

Meerut, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although a portion of the hotel was damaged in the last earthquake, it has not affected the functionality of Hotel Shanker. Once the repair work is completed its pristine beauty would be a treat to watch. Very accommodative to its client's needs, the staff is efficient and humble. The food is also good specially the breakfast spread. Location wise also,...

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P S, Executive Manager at Hotel Shanker, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Hotel Shanker ! Thank you for your gift of feedback,your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding your comfortable stay, our modern amenities, and the breakfast buffet. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, everyday to provide that quality customer service , that our guests expect....

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Still under repair after 2015 earthquake outside the building. Bed is really confortable and take the room with breakfast. The buffet is huge, huge ,huge!!! And excellent! My room had a very narrow bath, so uncomfortable to take a shower. Bathroom overall is small. Otherwise room is perfect! This building is so old! 1894!!!!! So architecture is beautiful! My room...

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P S, executive manager at Hotel Shanker, responded to this review

Dear Happy Guest, Thank you for your gift of feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and our huge, huge , huge buffet. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Thank You ! Happy Travels !

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been there for a week. Place is renovating so bit uncomfortable. Staff were not professional. On the website looks very impressed but not in real - I'm really Not impressed !! It has to be same as advert.

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P S, Executive Manager at Hotel Shanker, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank You for taking time to write a review about our property, your comments are very much valued.Yes our property's front facade is getting renovated to get a new look for our lobby and for our customers a special feel in their next visit. We hope you travel to Nepal again and be sure to let us know...

Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel in central Kathmandu. Very quaint, despite the works done to deal with the damage caused by the earthquake. Very easy to get around, however, as you'll see yourself, Kathmandu is covered in dust, so it's worth having a taxi for the day anyway (which you'll be able to get for around $15) In Nepal, good facilities (wifi,...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time we stayed at Hotel Shanker. It is a heritage hotel, housed in a 19th century palace in the heart of Kathmandu. It was the royal residence of the rulers of Nepal from 1894 until 1064 when it was converted into a hotel. The facade was kept intact, but the interiors were redesigned to make travellers...

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P S, Executive Manager at Hotel Shanker, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Hotel Shanker ! Thank you for taking time to review Hotel Shanker. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The hotel was a tranquil oasis in the busy city of Kathmandu. I can't believe how low the rate was for the quality of the hotel, service and amenities. The internet worked very well and the staff was very helpful in arranging a tour of the area.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your gift of feedback about our property, your comments are very much valued. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the quality of the hotel, service and amenities. Look out for more promotions and specials in our Facebook page, instagram and hotel website.

Roseville, California
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The hotel is currently under renovation (Dec 2016) and should be completed by summer. Everyone was helpful and the food was delicious. The rooms were very inviting and comfortable. We would stay at this hotel again.

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P S, Executive Manager at Hotel Shanker, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to review Hotel Shanker ! We are glad to hear that your stay was comfortable. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Happy Travels !

Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed there three nights and greatly enjoyed our stay. The rooms are spacious and the food quality is very good. The food price is very reasonable and comparable with what you get outside the hotel. It is 10 minutes walking from Thamel. The corridors are a little dull but I am sure things will be much better after they...

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P S, Executive Manager at Hotel Shanker, responded to this review

Dear Happy Guest, Thank You for your review on trip advisor, I am glad to hear that you had a "very good stay" with us. Do look out for our promotions and specials on our Facebook page, Instagram, and our website for your next visit. Happy Travels !

Tauranga
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We stayed here over New Years and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Check in was easy and they were able to pick us up from another hotel we were staying in as we'd been on a tour. I booked through booking.com and it included airport transfers, early/late check in/out, breakfast and a welcome drink. They forgot the welcome drink, but it...

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Dear Happy Guest, Greetings from Hotel Shanker ! Thank you for your gift of feedback and the time you took to share them with us.Do look out for our promotions and specials on our Facebook page, Instagram, and our website for your next visit. Happy Travels !

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Shanker, Kathmandu is a heritage hotel, housed in a 19th-century palace in the heart of Kathmandu city. It was the royal residence of the rulers of Nepal, from 1894 until 1964, when it was converted into a hotel. The facade and traditions were kept intact but the interiors were redesigned to give travelers the kind of comfort they'd expect of a world class hotel. The hotel is characterized by exquisite and authentic objects d'art. For example, the carved windows displayed in the lobby bar are over 200 years old. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Shanker

Address: | Lazimpat, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Region: Nepal > Central Region > Bagmati Zone > Kathmandu Valley > Kathmandu
Price Range: $67 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Shanker 4*
Number of rooms: 94
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Also Known As:
Shanker Hotel Kathmandu
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Kathmandu
#14 Family Hotel in Kathmandu
#15 Romantic Hotel in Kathmandu
#16 Business Hotel in Kathmandu
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“best customer service and location...suites are great!!!”
 of 5 bubbles jorgeivanv, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the top floor for better view. If you like heritage 4th floor rooms are good. ”
 of 5 bubbles vpm2013, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side are quitter.”
 of 5 bubbles ramsimkhada, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a suite if you are travelling with children. All rooms are slightly different, since this is an old Rana palace.”
 of 5 bubbles Swedishchick1, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Main Lawn facing,take higher floors.,suits are par excellence”
 of 5 bubbles sun284, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
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